a virtuoso at alcatraz. there was a teacher, kel. >> he's as good as they come. you better believe it. >> well, you say it, i believe it. >> [sighs] all right. tomorrow morning, then, we go to work. >> that's a long fall. >> it can happen. man makes a mistake, wrong move. yeah, it's a long fall, russ. >> i'll let you get him away. >> right. >> and i'm charmed, positively charmed that you remember me. i'm flattered. >> you are not easily forgotten, sir. >> oh, there you go laying it on me. you people, to put up with such a fool as me. oh, no, no. no. don't try to deny it now. what could be more idiotic than for me to walk in here with a box of firecrackers and-- >> it was stupid, sir. >> there. you see? who but a member of a race of such infinite grace and politeness would refrain from calling me a nitwit and a baboon right to my very face? [chuckles] how do you do that? you don't have to answer, really, because it's just that centuries of culture. staggers the imagination.